Inside Unmanned Systems

OCT-NOV 2017

Inside Unmanned Systems provides actionable business intelligence to decision-makers and influencers operating within the global UAS community. Features include analysis of key technologies, policy/regulatory developments and new product design.

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Lens-less microscope ystems unmanned s unmanned s 3 unmanned systems inside October/November 2017 6 Editorial Opinion 8 Opportunity Knocks for New UAS Firms DJI may give other firms an opening 12 Microdrones User Showcase Construction easier to manage with LiDAR and 3-D point clouds 14 Into The Storm For the first time, FAA fully empowers storm responders to use drones to map damage and improve recovery efforts 32 Pollution Scientists enables in-air searches for deadly particulates 38 Waiver Snapshot: What Gets OK'd? Night f light requests win most approvals, firms still need to tune into what FAA needs 42 Companies Unveil Advances and Products at InterGEO Trimble's new GNSS boards, Microdrones' LiDAR solution and Topcon's new data tools For the first time, FAA Take to The Skies Lens-less microscope Take to The Skies fully empowers storm responders to use drones to map damage and improve recovery efforts 32 Pollution Scientists enables in-air searches for deadly particulates 38 Waiver Snapshot: What Gets OK'd? Night f light requests win most appr vals, firms still need t into what FAA n 42 Compani Advanc Produ Trim boa Li T s, ne A n ies U ce uc mb ard D op A need es Unveil es and cts at Inte ble's new G ds, Micro DAR solut pcon's new d terGEO w GNSS drone ion and w data t inside s' nd a tools inside EO SS S ro on a w da inside EO es' nd a t inside ter w GN crod ti ew d s Unv s new G s and Inte s, Mi n's n A ne es U es ct bl rd DA p s, d to t A n nie ance du mb ar iD To 3 inside 3 unmanned s ystems unmanned s ystems inside unmanned s inside ober/November 2017 ober/November 2017 t ht r pro d to t ed t ht req vals, une t t r rova d to tu ds t t req ova o tun ct Oct ctober ctober O O O O October/November 2017 unmanned systems inside ENGINEERING, POLICY AND PRACTICE ON THE COVER Emergency responders, aviation regulators, local officials, and drone operators cooperated like never before in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma to assess damage and speed up recovery. Contents 46 New Algorithm for Drone Cooperation Swarms of UAS self- organize to do searches, research 52 WiFi-Equipped UAS See Through Walls Paired drones can map room interiors using everyday WiFi signals 56 New Sensors, Robot Eel Empower Water Pollution Research Schools of coordinated devices can 'snapshot' broad contamination 64 Driverless Car Safety Gets Senate Support Amendments may boost public acceptance of highly automated cars 68 Automated Vehicle Market Fuels Deals The auto industry is evolving to meet the driverless future 74 FGQ: 5 Good Questions on Drone- Based Mapping UAS have changed the competitive landscape for the geospatial sector GENERAL OVERVIEW 14 46 32 WASHINGTON VIEW SPONSORED CONTENT SPECIAL REPORT 42 42

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